William Bowden is Lecturer in Roman Archaeology at the University of Nottingham. He specialises in the archaeology of Roman and late antique Greece and Albania. Recent publications include Epirus Vetus: the Archaeology of a Late Antique Province (2003).
Adam Gutteridge is the Artemis A.W. & Martha Joukowsky Postdoctoral Fellow at the Pembroke Center, Brown University. His Ph.D. (Cambridge University, 2005) considered perceptions of time and temporality in late antique culture.
Carlos Machado is a doctoral student in Ancient History, Linacre College at Oxford University, funded by the Brazilian Ministry of Science (CNPQ). He is working on the political use of space in late antique Rome, and the appropriation of urban space by the senatorial aristocracy. He currently holds a scholarship at the British School at Rome.
All those interested in the the archaeology and history of the Late Roman and Early Medieval periods in Europe and the Mediterranean.
Table of contents
List of contributors
Social and Political Life in Late Antiquity: an Introduction, Adam Gutteridge and Carlos Machado
Political Life in Late Antiquity: a Bibliographic Essay, Luke Lavan
Social Life in Late Antiquity: a Bibliographic Essay, Lukas Schachner
The Roman State: From Identity To Policy
Constructing Roman Identities in Late Antiquity? Material Culture on the Western Frontier, Ellen Swift
Coins and Politics in the Late Roman World, Richard Reece
The Emperor And His Monuments
Civil War and Public Dissent: the State Monuments of the Decentralised Roman Empire, Emanuel Mayer
Building the Past: Monuments and Memory in the Forum Romanum, Carlos Machado
The City: Social And Political Change
Fora and Agorai in Mediterranean Cities during the 4th and 5th c. A.D., Luke Lavan
The Control of Public Space and the Transformation of an Early Medieval town: a Re-examination of the Case of Brescia, Gian Pietro Brogiolo
Churches And Power
Architecture and Power: Churches in Northern Italy from the 4th to the 6th c., Gisella Cantino Wataghin
Dark Age Rome: Towards an Interactive Topography, Kate Cooper, Julia Hilner and Conrad Leyser
A New Temple for Byzantium: Anicia Juliana, King Solomon and the gilded ceiling in the Church of St Polyeuktos in Constantinople, Jonathan Bardill
The Middle Class
Artisans and Traders in Late Antiquity: Exploring the Limits of Archaeological Evidence, Enrico Zanini
Middle Class Houses in Late Antiquity, Simon Ellis
The Poor In Texts
Constructed and Consumed: Everyday Life of the Poor in 4th c. Cappadocia, Susan Holman
Poverty and Society in the World of John Chrysostom, Wendy Mayer
The Poor And Archaeology
The Urban Poor: Finding the Marginalised, Steve Roskams
Rural Impoverishment in Northern Gaul at the End of Antiquity: the Contribution of Archaeology, Paul Van Ossel
Some Aspects of Social and Cultural Time in Late Antiquity, Adam Gutteridge
Social Transformation in the 6th-9th c. East, John Haldon